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First Broadcast in May, 1956, The Open Mind is still produced weekly by Richard D. Heffner, host, historian, and University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers University. These dialogues with some of the most creative thinkers of the last half-century are a primary resource available to students, teachers, researchers, archivists, librarians, historians, journalists and all who are interested in history, biography, media, communications, news, and public affairs.

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Guests: King, Martin Luther with Waring, J. Waites Theme: Race
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Open Mind episode 1620: Sex and the Single Girl, Again! with Helen Gurley Brown Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
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Guest: Buckley, William Theme: Biography
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Guest: Cousins, Norman Theme: Politics
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Guests: Malcolm X; Morrison, Alan; Walker, Wyatt Tee; Farmer, James (Original guests) Update Guests: Farmer, James and Walker, Wyatt Tee Theme: Civil Rights
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Guest: Westheimer, Ruth Theme: Sex Education
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Guest: Miller, Judith Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Thomas, Franklin Theme: Psychology
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Guest: Haide, Ma Theme: Foreign Affairs
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Guest: Rumsfeld, Donald Theme: The Presidency
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Guest: Steel, Ronald Theme: Biography
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Guest: Buckley, William Theme: The Law
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Guest: Salk, Jonas Theme: Science
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Guest: Steinem, Gloria Theme: Feminism
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Guest: Sacks, Oliver (Neurology) Theme: Books Date: 1987-02-07
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Guest: Tannen, Deborah Theme: Public Affairs
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Guest: Keohane, Nannerl O. Theme: Education
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Guest: Roosevelt, James; Farley, James A.; Wallace,Henry A.; Corcoran, Thomas G. (The Cork);Lindley, Ernest Theme: Current Events
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Guests: Burns, James MacGregor with Valenti, Jack Theme: Public Affairs
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Open Mind episode 1000: "A Beautiful Mind" by Sylvia Nasar with Journalist Sylvia Nasar Betamax tape: available
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Theme: biography Guest: Fred Allen & Steve Allen
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Topics: biography, comedy, Fred Allen, Steve Allen
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Guest: Caro, Robert Theme: Biography
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Guest: Krugman, Paul Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Postman, Neil Theme: Media
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Guest: Weisberg, Joseph
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Open Mind episode 1375: You Just Don't Understand with Educator, Author Deborah Tannen, specialist in Linguistics
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Open Mind episode 483: The Sex Lives of Your Kids with Novelist, Journalist Lucinda Franks Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
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Guest: Schmertz, Herbert Theme: Television
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Psychology
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Guest: Roiphe, Katie Theme: Feminism
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Guest: Mailer, Norman Theme: Books
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Guest: Rosenfeld, Harry M. Theme: Public Affairs
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Guest: Safire, William Theme: Biography
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Guest: Gardner, Howard
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Guest: Gomory, Dr. Ralph Theme: Psychology
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Guest: Foley, Dr. Kathleen Theme: Aging
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Guest: Rubin, Gretchen Theme: American Experience
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Guest: Rumsfeld, Donald Theme: The Presidency
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Guest: Varmus, Dr. Harold
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Guest: Wiesel, Elie Theme: Holocaust Studies
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Guest: Soros, George Theme: Philanthropy
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Guest: Goldhagen, Daniel Jonah Theme: Foriegn Affairs
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Guest: Hechinger, Fred Theme: Education
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Guest: Kramer, Peter D. Theme: Mental Health
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Guest: Helen Gurley Brown Theme: Biography Date: September 15, 1998
Topics: biography, writing, Helen Gurley Brown
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Guest: Tuchman, Barbara Theme: History
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Guest: Schlesinger, Arthur Theme: The Presidency
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Guest: Peck, M. Scott Theme: Psychology Date: 1983-12-21
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Guest: Gabler, Neal
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Guest: Hechinger, Fred Theme: Education
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Open Mind episode 1594: Youth, Pornography, and the Internet with Scientist Herbert Ph.D. Lin Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
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Guest: Gardner, John W. Theme: Biography
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Guest: Krugman, Paul Theme: Current Events
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Guest: Volner, Jill Wine Theme: Politics
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Guest: Peter Gay Theme: Psychiatry Date: April 3, 1988
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Topics: Peter Gay, Freud, psychiatry
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Guest: Asimov, Isaac Theme: Biography
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Guest: Aber, Lawrence Theme: Children
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Guest: Clark, Kenneth B. Theme: Civil Rights
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Guest: Friedan, Betty Theme: Feminism
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Guest: Ogilvy, David Theme: Business
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Open Mind episode 341: The Gift of Fear with Author Gavin DeBecker, specialist in Private Investigator to the stars Transcript available as: memory stick, online document, or paper document
Topic: Children
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Guest: Hamburg, Beatrix Theme: Violence
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Guest: Skinner, B.F.with Frankel, Charles and Kennedy, Eugene Theme: Psychology Date: 1974-07-14